07 February 1967
Robert Lafoon Collection
Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO)
The Operation Thayer II mission was to clear and pacify the Binh Dinh Province. From 6-7 February 1967, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division conducted search and destroy missions in and around the An Loa Valley. The terrain was known for its mountains and caves. During one of their mountain side searches, the unit captured three Viet Cong who were living and hiding inside a cave. Soldiers take a break after climbing down a mountain trail' Photo by Robert C. Lafoon US Army Sp Photo Det, Pacific
Photograph VA029878, 07 February 1967, Robert Lafoon Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA029878>.
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VA029878, Robert Lafoon Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Added: 13 Dec 2002[Updated: 8 Nov 2010]